News editor, Insurance Age
Hailing from Sweden, Ida worked as a news reporter and sub-editor at a regional newspaper before making the decision to move to England in September 2013.
She undertook a year-long master of arts in international journalism at City University London and joined Insurance Age as a reporter in October 2014.
She was recognised by the British Insurance Brokers' Association in its 2015 awards ceremony scooping highly commended in the newcomer to insurance journalism category.
However, Mazars' Simon Fitzsimmons flags that the deal, which will see Aon become the largest broker in the world, still needs to be approved by the Competition and Markets Authority.
The $30bn deal will see the combined business operate under the Aon brand led by Aon CEO Greg Case, with the transaction expected to go through in the first half of 2021.
Regulator also says it wants to make diversity and inclusion the norm as it seeks to embed "purposeful culture" into companies.
General insurance CEO, Colm Holmes, says provider has exited some "unprofitable relationships" in personal lines, but highlights Aviva will "significantly invest" in the broker channel going forward.
The SME-focused insurtech was launched by former Aviva and Brokerbility expert, Jodi Cartwright, in 2019.
Consultancy says the UK insurance sector is on an “unsustainable trajectory” as it warns of a decline in broking and underwriting skills.
Insurance Cares: Aon and Aviva push to get social landlords to make use of their tenants contents insurance schemes in order to help vulnerable customers, as MPs outline challenges for the industry.
Broker says acquisition of Flexible Health will allow it to expand its private medical insurance offering to individuals.
Guto Bebb to join the Welsh farming specialist broker in April.
Provider reports growth in GWP, but admits household broker business in the UK has been impacted by “tough pricing action” following an increase in claims.
Egan points to growth in RSA's regional commercial broker book as UK business moves back into profit.
CFO John Worth said results were driven by elevated claims as the business reports rising GWP in every division except van.